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ID:

260

Date:

2007-08-04

Headline:

Lt. general's memo cotradicted Tillman medal citation

Reporter's name:

Scott Lindlaw & Martha Mendoza

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

San Francisco, CA

Summary:

A high-ranking Army general tried to warn President Bush about the falsity of the Army's story that former NFL player Pat Tillman died by "devastating enemy fire" one day after he posthumously awarded Tillman the Silver Star, according to testimony obtained under FOIA by the Associated Press.

Keywords:

Pat Tillman, Afghanistan, President Bush, Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Silver Star, Army Secretary Pete Geren


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

Iraq
military


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